The claims reported in The Wall Street Journal suggest Facebook kept a whitelist of partners who could access detailed data - even after the point when the social network said it had shut out this sort of access to developers.
Facebook recently has disclosed it has been sharing its users' information with about 60 device makers, including Facebook and Samsung. One former Facebook employee told the Journal, "99 percent of developers were treated the same, but 1 percent got special treatment because they accounted for all the value of the platform".
Liverpool confirm Can departure The 24-year-midfielder ends his four-year stay in Merseyside when he signed for the Reds from Bayern Leverkusen back in 2014. Liverpool have confirmed the departure of German worldwide Emre Can , as a move to Serie A champions Juventus looms.
David And Victoria Beckham Label Split Rumours 'Fake News' In a letter Victoria wrote to her 18-year-old self for British Vogue , she describes the moment she fell in love with David . The couple met when Victoria , a former member of the Spice Girls , attended a Manchester United match in 1997.
Lacklustre Germany beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 Khedira forced Saudi goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayouf into a reflex save on 37 minutes, palming his shot onto the post. Juan Antonio Pizzi's side opens the tournament against host Russian Federation in Moscow on Thursday.
The company said the extensions lasted several weeks and months.
"In 2014, all developers were given a year to switch to the new, more restricted version of the (app programming interface)", Archibong said.
Facebook is facing intense scrutiny for misuse of millions of its users' data after the British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica data leak scandal became public. The sources allege that Facebook called these deals "whitelists" behind closed doors, having specifically struck them with the companies.
"As we were winding down over the year, there was a small number of companies that asked for short-term extensions, and that, we worked through with them", Facebook's Product Partnerships VP Ime Archibong told the Journal. In April, Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress after Facebook disclosed, following news reports, that as many as 87 million users' data was sold to a political ad targeting firm during the 2016 USA presidential election without the users' consent.
The companies with which the data was shared, used it for the objective of advertising and other purposes.
Everyone thought Bethesda is poking fun at itself with the Skyrim: Very Special Edition thing at its E3 2018 conference . Yes, that's right, the version of Skyrim you never saw coming has finally arrived on the platform you never asked for...
The stores suffered a major rise in multi-million pound losses previous year - rising from £5.4m to £17.1m in 2016/17. Nevertheless, Monday's news will be the latest in a grim tsunami of developments for Britain's embattled high street.
A slick new trailer for the game was shown during the Xbox briefing, showcasing brutal combat and swordplay. At Microsoft's E3 2018 conference, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was premiered for the first time.
New Zealand W registered the highest ever One Day International (ODI) team total in the history of limited overs internationals. Bates and debutant Jess Watkin added 172 runs for first wicket and then Bates and Green shared 116 for the second.
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for most of Colorado on Saturday, signifying high fire danger. Residents are advised to use extreme caution with any open flame source in areas where they are permitted.
Arsenal players not at the World Cup will return for pre-season training in the week commencing Monday July 2. The PSG midfielder also included a location tag which placed him in France, not London as per the report.
British Prime Minister Theresa May , who also attended the G7 summit in Canada, stood with Trudeau on the issue of trade. They also discussed speeding up talks and the future of NAFTA, a Canadian government official said late Friday.
The jet reportedly took off from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa and crashed some 80 kilometers (50 miles) from the coast. The US fighter jet belonged the American Kadena airbase in Okinawa, Kyodo reported, citing government sources.
I'm a proud Indian and that will never change", Priyanka tweeted . "The statement continued: " 'Quantico' is a work of fiction. The episode's aftermath led the " Quantico " actress, executive producers, and ABC to apologize.
With Google Pixel 3 rumors and leaks coming in fast and hot, it might not surprise you that there is yet another report . Active Edge debuted on the Pixel 2 smartphones and lets you bring up Google Assistant if you squeeze the sides.
On the work front, Priyanka Chopra is now in NY and is being featured in American Television series Quantico . A lot of fans who tuned in to watch the drama were offended by the way Quantico portrayed Indian terrorists.
Noori said that elsewhere in Ghazni, at least three local police and 10 Taliban insurgents were killed in clashes. There was no report of other casualties.
Ex-Kirtland AFB officer missing since 1983 found
If convicted, he might face maximum penalties of dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and confinement of five years. William Howard Hughes Jr. phoned home to tell his mother and father that he was going to the Netherlands .
Bandai Namco announces crossover fighter Jump Force
In the clip below, Dragon Ball villain Frieza unleashes senseless carnage on a city as a rematch with Goku begins to take shape. The name Jump Force is a nod to the doujin magazine where these franchises premiered, Shonen Jump .
I’m by your side, don’t worry: Arjun Kapoor tells Janhvi
My character, Parthavi, is very different from Archie and I have simply tried to play my character honestly", she said. Janhvi Kapoor is all set to debut in Bollywood and the trailer of her first film - Dhadak is finally here.
Capcom Finally Reveals Devil May Cry 5
Just because Dante is missing his arm doesn't mean there is a shortage of action coming in Devil May Cry 5 . The demonic invasion begins with the seeds of a "demon tree" taking root in Red Grave City.
Xiaomi Launches Redmi Y2
As always MIUI 10's beta version will be released first, and the company will have a list of devices of which will get this first. It sports a dual camera setup at the rear which has 16-megapixel+5-megapixel sensors with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and LED flash.
Hilary Duff & Her Partner Are Expecting A Baby Girl!
However, she hasn't always been so confident about showing it off. "Timing is such a big deal... third time's a charm!" Koma shared a post of his own, writing, "We made a baby girl!" She will be as handsome and sweet as her mother.